Blending into the development of local economy
Innovation is the soul of progress. Characteristic is the basis of existence.Review the struggling process of XVTC in the past forty years, by using their own successful experiences on education, they have created they own teaching features, which is to improve higher vocational education by depending on the advantages of Hubei Province and to boost the development of Xianning by serving the government and people of Xianning, on the history of vocational education.
Xianning Vocational Technical College is the only vocational college of Xianning, which is composed of a junior college and three nation-leveled technical secondary schools, collects the essence of vocational education of Xianning. It always shoulders the responsibility on boosting the social development of economy of Xianning.
How to serve the social development of economy of Xianning by depending on the advantages of Hubei Province? Through unremitting efforts, XVTC has been improving its conditions and circumstance for cultivating talents, serving the economic and social development of Xianning by fostering special talents with excellent quality and proficient skills, striving to realize the gold of the municipal party committee and the municipal government, which was promoted in the eleventh five-year plan, that is to strive to make XVTC to be a province-leveled model college, combining the development of the XVTC with the development of Xianning harmoniously, coming to a benign circle, which is to develop XVTC by serving Hubei Province and to serving Hubei Province better by developing XVTC.
For meeting the talent cultivation level assessment of the National Educational Ministry and reaching the goal, which is to boost the construction, reform and management of the college and to realize the great-leap-forward development of the college in various aspect, leaders of the college made a significant decision ,that is to expand the area of the new campus 0.2 billion square meters, to invest 0.18 billion yuan for constructing teaching building with modern features of education, library, training workshops, students’ apartments, students’ mess and some other constructions, what the college did left a fabulous footprint on the development history of XVTC, which becomes a graceful landscape line of Xianning.
Xianning Vocational Technical College takes the contribution as the tenet and employment as the guiding direction, improving the quality of vocational education by depending on the industries of our city and improving the quality of vocational education for boosting the development of the industries of our city.
According to the decision made by the leaders of municipal party committee and government, which is to strengthen and optimize the traditional industries such as textile industry, machinery, building material, pharmacy and energy resource, to advance the development of emerging hi-tech industry such as new type material, new type resource and biotechnology, XVTC introduced some new majors such as
According to the decision made by the leaders of municipal party committee and government, which is to adjust and optimize the economic structure of rural area, to strengthen the infrastructure of rural area, to cultivate new type farmers, to vigorously develop the economy of counties, XVTC has been paying more attention to some majors such as horticulture, biological education, among which, the horticulture of XVTC has been listed as one of bases of the vocational internship, which is supported with financial supply from the Central Government.
The economic development of Xianning focuses on the combination of technological creativity and the structural adjustment on economic aspect, taking the new material, mechatronics, biological technology, new pharmacy, information industry are treated as main developing fields. According to this strategy, XVTC has been paying more attention in improving the applied electronic technology and computer applied technology, news majors such as internet networking technology, software technology, computer information management and electronic business has been introduced into XVTC. And the XVTC has been authorized as one of bases for cultivating urgent-needed talents, who are proficient in computer applied technology and applied software technology, by six national ministries such as the National Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.
The setting of courses is an extremely significant factor in influencing the educational quality, the reform of course is the core of educational reform. XVTC strives to combine the training with teaching together, implementing the order model education in reforming the setting of course. Before setting course, XVTC ensured the required knowledge and capacity by analyzing the requirements of related courses, the related courses were set finally. In the process of analysis, XVTC added training courses, keeping the proportion of training course won’t be less than 50%; the XVTC invested 8.6845 million yuan in building a training building, which covers more than 8485 square meters; 51.058 million yuan has been invested in purchasing training facilities, setting up 109 bases for internship, hire part-time teachers, who are experts and craftsmen with proficient skill from different industries.
XVTC has been playing a important role in launching technical services and boosting the construction of new type villages. Depending on the developing condition of ramie industry of Xianning, Mrs.Zhang Xiaojuan, who is a teacher of XVTC, invented the A Type Machine, which was authorized a Utility Model Patent Certificate by the State Intellectual Property Bureau. The teachers and students of biological engineering has been organizing and launching the scientific popularization such as the cultivation of edible mushroom and the cultivation and conservation of flowers, Pro. Liu Zhenxiang, a teacher of this department has been cooperated with Xianning Channel in the season, in which the growth of wild mushroom is plentifully, introducing the knowledge about the harm, identification of poisonous mushroom and the first aid after eating poisonous mushroom mistakenly.
For responding to the call made by the leaders of municipal party committee and government, which is to create a new Xianning in mountain, the teachers and students of horticulture of XVTC has been to the mountainous areas in Tongshan, Chongyang, Tongchen and Xianning, providing technical guidance in planting trees and cultivating fruits for local farmers, the teachers and students were pretty welcomed by them.
The teachers and students of XVTC have been taking advantage of the present teaching resource and facilities for participating actively in the technical development of local enterprises and public institutions and launching technical service. They have served for Hubei Tri-ring Motor Steering Gear Co.,LTD, Hubei Sanliu Electromechanical Company, the agricultural research institute of Xianning and forestry research institute of Xianning in succession in advertising technology, innovating technology and developing new products, among with, some research programs have filled in gaps of related fields of our country.
Since 2003, XVTC has shouldered various investigates and designs of disparate cites and counties, the total number reaches 82, the participants of the college reaches almost 1800, among which, the person-time of teachers is 550 and the person-time of students is 1200.
For responding to the call made by the leaders of municipal party committee and government, which is to create a excellent city in tourism industry of China. In 2006, XVTC set a new course, which is called the hotel management, for cultivating talents, who are skillful in tourism industry, the measure has developed condition comprehensively in creating a tourism-oriented city. In2005 and 2006, the students of the college got the second prizes in the Tour Guide Contest of Hubei Province. In September, 2007, the college signed a contract with the Tourism Bureau of Xianning in cultivating talents together, who are skillful in tourism industry, a training base of tourism industry has been set in the college.
Depending on Hubei Province, serving Hubei Province and promoting Hubei Province. Xianning Vocational Technical College has their goal, which is to build fabulous campus circumstance, to foster proficient talents and to create higher vocational education with excellent quality, making contribution to the economic and social development to Xianning. (Reported by Song Zhengwen)